MWA Calendar

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Frederick Chapter February Mtg - Steps to Becoming a Best-Selling Author

February 16, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

C. Burr Artz Library
110 E Patrick St, Frederick
Frederick, MD 21701
https://www.fcpl.org/branches-hours/c-burr-artz-public-library

How to go from being an unemployed dog sitter to an award winning and bestselling author.

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Annaplis Chapter - February Meeting - Between the Sheets

February 20, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
http://www.marylandhall.org

starting with the first brush of fingertips and escalating through complete consummation

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Charles County Chapter February Mtg - Research process in historical fiction.

February 20, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Christ Church
112 Charles St
La Plata, MD 20646

Michelle Green, writer, blogger, and national presenter, will talk with us about the research process in historical fiction.

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Cumberland Chapter February Mtg

February 20, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Greg Larry's
439 N Mechanic St,
Cumberland, MD 21502

TBD

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Howard County Chapter: An Invitation to Write – Children’s Literature and Developing Young Writers

February 28, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

Children’s Author Faye McCray discusses her approach to storytelling for young children, along with ways to encourage children to build their own stories.

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting-February 28, 2019 with Ally Machate- Choosing the Right Editorial Service for You

February 28, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cockeysville Recreation Center (across from the Cockeysville Library)
9836 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Every year more than a million books are published. To get an edge against these overwhelming odds, many writers hire freelance editors to review their manuscripts. How does one choose the right editorial service?

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Carroll County Chapter - "I Finished My Novel: Now What?"

March 09, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Learn about what a professional editor can—and can’t do for you before you seek an agent or publisher, or begin the self-publishing journey.

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MWA Board Meeting - March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

The next MWA Board meeting will be Monday, March 18, 2019, our last before the conference.

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Howard County Chapter: Writing for Comics and other Graphic Genres

March 28, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

Description: Al Gross, award-winning writer for comic books, syndicated comic strips, and television, shares how he became a writer, along with the peculiarities of writing for graphic genres.

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MWA Conference 2019: From Brain to Bookshelf

March 29, 2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

BWI Aiport Marriott
1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
https://tinyurl.com/y7c3d2dp

MWA Annual Conference 2019

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Carroll County Chapter - “Words on a Page”

April 13, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

. . . what you can and cannot get away with as a writer.

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MWA Board Meeting - April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

East Columbia Library
6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045

The next MWA Board meeting will be Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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Howard County Chapter: The Science Fiction Market Today: Building your Brand and Audience

April 18, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809
http://www.owenbrownvillage.org/contact-us.html

Description: Beth Martin, self-published author of five science fiction novels, discusses the market for Science Fiction / Fantasy today, what consumers of the genre are looking for, and how to leverage SciFi/ComiCon/Fantasy conventions to build you

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Carroll County Chapter - But I’m Not Really A Writer

May 11, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Overcome the Negativity of Imposter Syndrome to Become a More Productive, Creative, and Authentic Writer!

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